Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), who says she is advocating for “peace” after Hamas’ Oct. 7 terror assault towards Israel, is a part of a hidden Fb group that has praised the jihadists who kidnapped and killed lots of of civilians — together with at the very least 33 Individuals.
Tlaib is a member of the Fb group Palestinian American Congress, Fox News reported, whose founder, Maher Abdel-qader, has beforehand referred to Israelis as not “actual Jews” and questioned whether or not the Holocaust actually occurred.
The Fb group, which Tlaib joined six years in the past, has posted a number of photos of Hamas fighters following the phobia group’s brutal assault that left at the very least 1,200 lifeless throughout southern Israel.
Round 240 individuals have been additionally kidnapped and brought again to the Gaza Strip by the jihadists.
“We don’t need to throw you within the sea…we would like you to trip it again from the place you got here,” a member of the Palestinian American Congress posted on Oct. 12, sharing an image of an aged Israeli lady recognized as a Holocaust survivor held hostage by Hamas.
One other put up on Oct. 19 confirmed a Hamas terrorist alongside a listing of “achievements” reached by the “resistance in Northern occupied Palestine.”
Simply three days after the phobia assault, one member of the group denounced “American Media” protection of the conflict for making “no point out” of “the killing of Palestinian girls, youngsters and whole households killed on a every day basses [sic] by the peace loving state of Israel utilizing American presents of weapons and jet fighters.”
“Yesterday I didn’t see Hamas I noticed the grand children [sic] of the refugees that ethnically cleansed from their homeland attacking the grand children [sic] of the colonists whom despatched them to the Diaspora,” the put up additionally learn.
Tlaib has similarly accused the Israeli authorities of “ethnic cleaning” and the US authorities of offering the funding for “conflict crimes.”
A spokesman for Tlaib didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
The Home censured Tlaib final week for amplifying content material on social media that has defended Hamas’ actions as justified “resistance” and known as for the destruction of Israel.
In a Nov. three put up on X, the Michigan Democrat mentioned that the phrase “from the river to the ocean, Palestine shall be free” — which is broadly understood as a name for the eradication of the Jewish state — was “an aspirational name for freedom, human rights, and peaceable coexistence, not demise, destruction, or hate.”
Tlaib has additionally blamed Israel for conducting an airstrike on Al-Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza Metropolis, which has since been decided by US intelligence to have been a misfired rocket from the Hamas-linked Palestine Islamic Jihad.
Abdel-qader, who served as finance chairman for Tlaib’s 2018 congressional marketing campaign, referred to the hospital blast as an “Israeli Nazis air strike on Ahli Arab Hospital killed greater than 500 individuals cease the bloodbath now.”
US intelligence concluded that between 100 and 300 have been killed by the rocket, and the quantity possible fell on the decrease finish of that vary.
Abdel-qader has additionally shared movies wherein Jewish individuals have been known as “Satanic,” which resurfaced two years in the past and he later apologized for.
He posted Monday a few Chicago fundraiser for Tlaib and Rep. Summer season Lee (D-Pa.), each of whom he mentioned “entire heartedly help[s]” for representing the “simply explanation for Palestine,” based on a flier on his Fb.